Author: Amanda Babin

Remove the dam, restore the river

Our need for water to power our homes, irrigate our fields, and control flooding has resulted in the obstruction of rivers through the construction of dams. We are aware of the pressures this creates...

Improving our Impoundments

Dams are concrete roadblocks along an aquatic road; a perceptible challenge to habitat connectivity. Impounding rivers creates reservoirs, turning a natural river system into a lake. This can affect water temperature and flow regimes,...


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